It was an age where women couldn’t vote, non-whites rarely went to school, and the American government said Native Americans weren’t citizens. The odds were against Susan LaFlesche Picotte. Some of her own people rejected her learning and caregiving. But she persisted. She earned a degree in medicine and worked tirelessly to improve her tribe’s…… Continue reading The Amazing First Native American Woman Doctor
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A spy, loyalist and diplomat, and a clan matron, Molly Brant straddled two worlds. She was an influential Mohawk woman during the Revolutionary War.